This session will detail the requirements of the NFPA 101-2012: Life Safety Code and 2015 International Building Code for locking arrangements and the differences between the requirements contained in the two documents. The session will also discuss in detail the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriateness of the different types of locking arrangements as well as the most common design/installation mistakes associated with each type of arrangement.
Identify the most common mistakes and pitfalls when designing and installing different types of locking arrangements.
Review significant locking arrangement code changes in the 2012 Life Safety Code and the 2015 International Building Code since 2000.
Apply the information learned in this session to current and future design projects as well as existing facilities.
Describe the most appropriate locking arrangement installation for different security needs.